Supporting Tamariki Who Have Experienced Trauma (Micro-credential)


Subject area

Education not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

The micro-credential is designed for those who are experienced early childhood or primary sectors working within the sector.

To achieve this programme, students will be required to: a)work within an early childhood or primary education setting to complete the required 110 work integrated learning hours; and b)have access to, and be able to work with, a child who has a complex learning need in order to fulfil the learning and assessment requirements. The ability of the student to fulfil these two requirements will need to be confirmed at an interview prior to being accepted onto the programme. Full attendance is encouraged to maximise learning opportunities and to optimise success for students

For entry into this programme, applicants will need to:
? either hold:
- the New Zealand/National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) or higher OR
- NCEA Level 3 OR
- equivalent academic achievement on a case-by-case basis OR
- an academic discretion from the Executive Dean.
? attend an interview to confirm they:
- have existing knowledge and skills in working with children as an educator; and
- are currently working in an acceptable educational setting (either paid or unpaid).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This micro-credential is designed to upskill early childhood or primary educatorswith the skills and knowledge to more effectively respond to and support the educational and emotionalneeds of tamarikiwho haveexperienced traumatic event(s). This micro-credential is intended for qualified and experienced early childhood or primary educators.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 952 7000
Fax: (06) 952 7023

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.


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